On Monday, January 6th, 2014, at 4:10 a.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a house fire at 484 SE Alfred Markham Street. When deputies and Columbia County Fire Department arrived, the home was fully involved. FD personnel extinguished the fire and reported they had discovered what is believed to be human and animal […]
On Friday, January 3rd, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Office detectives made arrests resulting from a month long investigation of two armed robberies. The robberies occurred on December 9th, 2013, to the Subway Sandwich Shop located at 1686 SE Baya Drive and the S & S convenience store at 3544 SE Country Club […]
On Friday, December 20th, students from Eastside Elementary School toured the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center, seeing firsthand how the Sheriff’s Office personnel perform their various duties. During the visit, the students, who were made up of the School Safety Patrol and Student Council members were provided an overview of the Sheriff’s Office, talked with detectives […]
On Monday, December 23, 2013, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office Members, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Deputy Sheriff Harry Paul Lee Jr. to the rank of Corporal and Corporal Romey Luke to rank of Sergeant. Both Corporal Lee and Sergeant Luke are assigned to the Detention Division. We would like to […]
On Monday, December 23, 2013, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in Robert Morando as a Deputy Sheriff. We would like to welcome Deputy Sheriff Morando to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office family and wish him the best of luck.
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